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a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon)

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a copy made with carbon paper

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As any climate change negotiator will tell you, applying carbon sinks toward an emissions reduction agreement is exquisitely complicated.
This is especially important at high altitudes where the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is increased.
Concerned by increasing talk of strict measures to counter climate change, he began investigating carbon offsets three years ago.
"There's a hypothesis that says a lot of sequestered carbon is in soil, and you can sequester even more carbon in soil by doing agricultural practices that are good for the environment anyway--that is, seeding down steep slopes instead of plowing it every year for corn or soybeans," says David Osterberg, DNR global climate change consultant.
4 Nature that if scientists find chemicals that gum up either of the receptors encoded by those genes, those compounds might leave mosquitoes blind to the carbon dioxide emitted by their targets.
Pneumatic lines can easily be blown clean with convey air when various graded materials, such as the plant's carbon black, must be handled separately without cross-contamination.
The commercial aircraft industry followed aerospace's lead and began using carbon fiber in the mid-1970s.
In steel castings, particularly those with thick sections, pockmarking may appear on casting surfaces, In high-alloy steels, such as stainless and nickel-base alloys, appreciable amounts of undesirable surface porosity and carbon pickup might occur.
Kean says the resulting carbon credits, verified through this inoculum process, will revert back to the joint venture and be divided up among the investors interested in collecting carbon credits for their own businesses.
"When some people try to measure soil carbon changes, they'll see an increase in total carbon levels and conclude that the carbon has been sequestered.
We provide specialist support to business and the public sector to help cut carbon emissions, save energy and commercialise low carbon technologies.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 2, 2007 - (JCN) - Tokai Carbon announced on January 12 that it had acquired 80% equity in Carbon Industrie-Produkte GmbH and Carbon Mechanik GmbH, the "CIP Group".